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matchbox mini card (kotota of the sparrow)

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These delicate notecards depict scenes from a 16th century Japanese fairy tale which tells the story of Kotota and his wife- two sparrows who change into Buddhist monks following the loss of their child.

Contemporary illustrator Atsuko Yukawa has adapted the original scroll paintings into 24 beautiful notecards (includes 12 different designs). Printed on heavy, quality paper with a blank reverse for your message, they are packaged in a tiny matchbox, complete with fold out Japanese retelling of the sparrows' touching story.

made in Japan

materials : paper
specs : 12 separate designs, 2 cards of each design
measurements :
  • length 5.6cm
  • width 3.4cm
  • height 1.8cm